Report: Arsenal keen on Micah Richards

Manchester City's Micah Richards in action during the match against Wigan on April 17, 2013
© Getty Images
Arsenal are reportedly keen to try to sign Manchester City defender Micah Richards before the transfer window closes on September 2.

Arsenal are reportedly planning to revive their interest in Manchester City defender Micah Richards.

The Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is looking to bolster his defensive options before the transfer window closes and has identified Richards as an ideal addition to his squad, according to The Mirror.

Richards has two years left on his current deal and is yet to sign the latest contract offer from City, as he waits to see if he will feature prominently under new boss Manuel Pellegrini.

Wenger is also looking to add an attacking player to his squad before September 2, with a recent report claiming that the club have been told by Swansea City that Michu is available for £25m.

Related Video
Major League Soccer
Pre-Season Friendlies
7.45pm
Brighton
vs
Southampton
Europa League
6pm
Trencin
vs
Hull City
7.30pm
Real Sociedad
vs
Aberdeen
7.45pm
St Johnstone
vs
Spartak Trnava
CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 England flagEngland383532105
2 AustraliaAustralia353239106
3 CanadaCanada2272251
4 Scotland flagScotland13121439
11 Wales flagWales4101327
22 Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland0112
Tables
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand